Worldwide Bi-Metallic Collectors Club
Newsmail # 983


WBCC Newsmail 983,  June  13 , 2015

Composed with help from members of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC),
and weekly published by: Martin Peeters,  Netherlands, Focal Point of the WBCC

Past Newsmails can be found at

Dear WBCC members and non WBCC members,
Welcome into the World of Bi-, Tri- and Tetra-metallics. I hope you enjoy reading this week's issue of the WBCC Newsmail.

1. WBCC will attend the Open Day of the Royal Dutch Martin Peeters, WBCC Focal Point
The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) will attend yearly event "Open Dag" (Open Day) of the Royal Dutch Munt.
The event will hled next week Saterday June 13, in the building of the Royal Dutch Mint in Utrecht.

Available at this event:
- The Day Of The Mint set with the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2015

- CoinCard with Bi-metallic 2 Euro and A Bi-metallic Medal design will be know at The Day Of The Mint

- Mintrolls with 1, 2, 5, 10, 20 and 50 Cent 2015 and the Bi-metallic 1 and 2 Euro 2015

Frans Dubois and Martin Peeters will be at the WBCC table, so if you like you can visit us.

2. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
Austria - Bi-metallic 2 Euro to be issued in 2016 on 200th Ann. of Austrian National Bank‏

3. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 from Martin Peeters, The Netherlands
A week ago La Monnaie de Paris issued next July 10 second commemorative Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2015 dedicated to the
"225th Anniversary Celebration of the Federation," celebration commemorating the first anniversary of the storming of the Bastille
Apparently the BU and Proof versions of which 10,000 each will be issued will be colored, as happened in 2014 with the dedicated to the
"World Day to Combat AIDS".  If this is ultimately confirmed, this would explain why the battle opened by the Monnaie de Paris against
the colored coins, and would in any questioning of the arguments they gave us, by which currencies should not be altered
External ring: CuNi
Center disc: 3 layers, Ni-Brass, Ni, Ni-brass
Diameter: 25.75 mm
Width: 2.20 mm
Weight: 8.50 g

4. Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2015 and 2016 from Pabitra Saha, UK
A collector Bi-metallic 5 Euro 2015/2016 series celebrating the sports Finnish people like.
- 6 July 2015, Gymnastics
Future schedule
- Basketball, 08/2015
- Figure skating, 09/2015
- Volleyball, 10/2015
- Ice Hockey, 2016
- Skiing, 2016
- Football, 2016
- Athletics, 2016
- Ski Jumping, 2016
More info at:

5. Bi-metallic 2 Euro 2016 from Malta...... by Pabitra Saha, UK
Malta - 2016 - bi-metallic 2 Euro - topic: Love ‏
- 2016 Love
- 2017 Peace
- 2018 Nature and Environment
- 2019 The Heritage
- 2020 The Games

6. Bi-metallic Quiz Game #983….…by Jack Hepler, USA
The city of St. Petersburg, though located within Leningrad Oblast is not part of the Oblast but a separate Federal City. 
Under the Soviet Union, St. Petersburg was called Leningrad and the Oblast has retained that name. 
In which year was a Bi-metallic coin issued for the Oblast of Leningrad?      

Leningrad   St. Petersburg Coats of Arms
See this coin and others at the WBCC website:
 Please send your answer to:

WBCC Quiz Game Prize. 
A Bi-metallic prize will be awarded each month. The player who has the most correct answers in a month will be the winner. 
If there is a tie, a random drawing will be conducted to select a winner. 
The June prize is a Bi-metallic 2 Dollars of Canada or other suitable coin.

Bi-metallic Quiz question #982
The Coat of Arms comprises the main design feature of the 2004 Bi-metallic coin of Mexico that honors the State of Puebla. 
In the center of the CoA is a blue shield with a white oval.  What is inscribed on that oval?
Answer:  5 Mayo 1862.

7. Super Quiz #37…………by Jack Hepler, USA
There is an architectural structure in the southern hemisphere that is featured on a circulating Bi-metallic coin of a country in the northern hemisphere. 
Name the structure and the coin on which it is featured.

Answer to Super Quiz #36
There are at least seven countries with Bi-metallic coins incorporating the image of a bridge.  Name four and the body of water under the bridge.
China: Macau Bridge: Pearl River
Czech: Charles Bridge: Vitava River
Finland: Lumberjack: Kemijok River
Hong Kong: Tsing Ma: Ma Wan Channel
Hungary: Chain Bridge: Danube River
Japan: Hakata Bridge: Sea of Japan
Russia: Several bridges and waters
Turkey: Bosporus Bridge: Bosporus Strait
There were five players in this game.
The winner is John Veltmeyer, WBCC member #87

8. New Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic Rod Sell, WBCC Webmaster
The new Bi-, Tri-, or Tetra-metallic images are shown at:

"See you" next week,
Martin Peeters, Focal Point of the Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club

The Worldwide Bi-metallic Collectors Club (WBCC) was established September 14, 1996 and is the very first
Worldwide Collectors Club using the Internet.  Goal of the WBCC is exchange Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics and
exchange knowledge about Bi-, Tri-, and Tetra-metallics

WBCC Organisation:
WBCC Webmaster: Rod Sell, Australia,
WBCC DoCu-Centre: Frans Dubois, Netherlands,
WBCC Research Centre: Paul Baker, UK,
WBCC Developement Centre: Jack Hepler, USA,

WBCC Public Relations Centre: Max Aiello, Italy,
WBCC Focal Point ANA Conventions: Ray Lockwood, USA,
WBCC Focal Point: Martin Peeters, The Netherlands,
The WBCC will attend the following future International events:
* Open Day, Royal Dutch Mint, June 13, 2015, Utrecht, The Netherlands

* 45th World Money Fair, 5 till 7 February 2016, Berlin, Germany